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The Best of Ask an Expert

The Horizon Fitness experts have answered a lot of great questions over the years, ranging from how to clean smelly workout clothes to incorporating more strength into fitness routines. They’ve helped new moms wanting to return to fitness after giving birth, to advanced runners looking to improve their half marathon...

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Meet Coach Jenny Hadfield

Take a moment to meet one of our Horizon Fitness expert bloggers, Coach Jenny Hadfield! Coach Jenny is a published author (her books include Marathoning for Mortals, Running for Mortals, and Training for Mortals), a coach, public speaker and endurance athlete. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, a...

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Learning to Run Faster

Learning to run faster isn’t as hard as you may believe. In fact, in many cases, all it takes it a little tweaking to your routine, and some sweat equity. It’s common to get into the habit of running at a go-to pace, or a pace that can be both...

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Ask an Expert: How to Start Running

Question: What is the best way to start running? I’ve tried and failed so many times and find it painful!  -Jessie Jessie, I feel your pain. Running seemed nearly impossible to me until I learned one little secret. I’d go out and try to run as far as I could, as hard...

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Ask an Expert: Missing Days on Training Schedule

Question: I’m training for a half marathon this season and due to weather and a cold, I’ve fallen behind in my training and have missed two weeks of training. How do I catch up on missed days on my training schedule for my race?  Thanks. -Simone It can be quite nerve-wracking...

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Treadmill Workouts to Keep Your Fitness Fresh

One of the greatest things about working out on a treadmill is the variety of ways to keep your program fresh and motivating. If you normally step on and hit “go”, try these three treadmill workouts to spice up your routine. HIIT (Go shorter, but harder) Instead of running or walking the...

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Ask an Expert: Music While Running

Question: I like listening to music while running.  Will this put me at a disadvantage during a race if they do not allow headphones?  -Stacey You’re not alone, Stacey. There are a host of runners that love to listen to music while running to their favorite mix, so much so that there are...

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Ask an Expert: Running Pace

Question: The whole idea of “running pace” is foreign to me–I’m a new runner! However, I read a lot about it in magazines and hear about it at local races from my friends. Can you help me better understand what it is so I can apply it to my running...

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Sofa to 5K Challenge Winner

Photo credit: Henrik Olson Photography A huge high five goes out to all of our Sofa to 5K Challenge participants this year — especially to Lisa, the grand prize winner of a Horizon Fitness product! Keep on scrolling to read her inspiring story (that turned out to be a little...

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